Life in prison for saying you’re gay in Uganda

Uganda’s parliament has passed sweeping antigay legislation that proposes tough new penalties for same-sex relationships and criminalises anyone identifying as LGBTQ.

Wife claims R800 000 after husband ‘humiliated, belittled her’ in short-lived marriage

The fact that a husband said “I do” at the altar but, a week later, while on honeymoon on an island, humiliated and belittled his wife, then, two months later, kicked her out of their house, has come back to bite him.

Chishala Kateka red cards Police

“We want to raise the red card to the UPND government and the police that there is no more room for continued abuse of people’s rights because this country is a multi-party democracy," New Heritage Party president Chishala Kateka has said 

Estranged wife gets nothing from late husband’s pension fund, while his girlfriend gets a share

An estranged wife who was separated from her husband for eight years failed to convince the court that she was the rightful beneficiary to half of an over R1 million pension fund that was to be paid out after her husband died.

Museveni says West ‘wasting time’ with gay rights push

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has accused Western countries of imposing gay rights on African nations as lawmakers in the country prepare to vote on an anti-LGBT bill.

Exercising patience in your expectations

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Shocking high mealie meal prices

IT was nice to hear that Government has expressed great concern over the high price of mealie meal which is reported to have reached K150 for...

Poor ZESCO service standards

I DO not know what is happening in ZESCO but clearly, something must be very seriously wrong. A number of households in Mimosa Chilanga have...

What can be done about abortions in Zambia?

ALLOW me to say something on what our ambassador to Ethiopia Mr Emmanuel Mwamba feels can be done to tackle the issue of abortions in Zambia. Mr Mwamba...